The Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad is an autonomous statutory organisation functioning within the Institutes of Technology Act, 1961. All the IITs are administered centrally by the IIT Council, an apex body established by the Government of India. The Minister of Education, Government of India, is the Chairperson of the Council. Each IIT has a Board of Governors responsible for its overall administration and control. The other statutory bodies are a) the Senate which is responsible for all academic matters, b) the Finance Committee which provides guidance and advice on all policy matters, and c) the Building and Works Committee which is responsible for all capital works and matters relating to building premises and maintenance activities.
Board of Governors
Shri. Ramesh Venkateswaran, Adjunct Faculty, IIM Bangalore and IIM Udaipur
Prof. A. Seshadri Sekhar, Director, IIT Palakkad (Ex-officio Member)
Smt. Saumya Gupta, Joint Secretary (TE), MHRD
Smt. Ishita Roy IAS, Principal Secretary, Department of Higher Education, Government of Kerala (Ex-officio Member)
Shri. A. Anbarasu, Principal Secretary (Education), Department of Education, UTLA
Prof. L. S. Ganesh, IIT Madras
Dr. Subbiah Shanmugam, Professor, Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai
Shri. Raghu Verabelli, Managing Partner, CGK Technologies , Hyderabad
Dr. Sovan Lal Das, IIT Palakkad
Dr. Piyush P Kurur, IIT Palakkad
Dr. Ganesh Natarajan, Registrar (i/c), IIT Palakkad (Secretary to the BoG)
(Office Order Reference IITPKD/RO/FC/2020-21/004 dated 03/09/2020)
Chairperson: Shri. Ramesh Venkateswaran, Adjunct Faculty, IIM Bangalore and IIM Udaipur
Prof. A. Seshadri Sekhar, Director, IIT Palakkad
Smt. Saumya Gupta, Joint Secretary (TE), MoE, Government of India
Sh. Sanjog Kapoor, JS & FA, Department of Higher Education, MoE, Government of India
Prof. Ligy Philip, Dean (Planning), IIT Madras
Prof. Tom V Mathew, Civil Engineering, IIT Bombay
Dr. Ganesh Natarajan Registrar (i/c), IIT Palakkad (Member Secretary)
Building & Works Committee
Chairperson: Prof. A. Seshadri Sekhar, Director, IIT Palakkad
Shri Vivek Shankar Prasad,Chief Engineer, CPWD, Trivandrum.
Prof. S A Sannasiraj, Chairman, Engineering Unit, IIT Madras.
Shri S Ramanujam, Rtd Director, DCSEM, DAE, Mumbai.
Shri P Soundararaj, Rtd DDG, CPWD, Chennai.
Shri Rajeev K K, Deputy Chief Engineer (E), KSEB, Palakkad.
Dr.V. Senthilkumar, Chairman, Engineering Works Department, IIT Palakkad (Member Secretary).
Independent External Monitors
1. Shri. Ashok Kumar Poddar ( Office Order No. IITPKD/DO/OO/2023/13 Dtd. 31 March 2023)
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2. Shri. G Venugopal Reddy ( Office Order No. IITPKD/DO/OO/2023/14 Dtd. 31 March 2023)
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Chief Vigilance Officer
Dr. Jasine Babu (Office Order Reference IITPKD/RO/2022/004 dated 07/2022)
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